The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi has described the former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme as a good Nigerian, who showed us example through his commitment to Nation- building.
Obi, who accompanied his mortal remains from United Kingdom spoke during the brief ceremonies at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja.
Describing Ekwueme as a father, Obi said: “the best way to preserve his memories is through good governance along his lofty dreams of peace and development anchored on justice and equity, which he pursued with adamantine consistency.”
Similarly, the former Minister of Health, Prof. ABC Nwosu said that Dr. Ekwueme, until his last breath, remained a thoroughbred professional, focused politician, committed patriot and worthy statesman. He prayed to God to grant him eternal rest.
On the part of the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, Ekwueme was a true father and a patriot.
Collaborating the foregoing, the former Governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji described Ekwueme as one politician that had the interest of the country at heart and remained focused and consistent on that.